The Police in Kwa-Zulu Natal have mobilised all resources to apprehend suspects who shot and killed a 52-year-old warrant officer Michael Jameson outside a school in Umbilo, Durban on Wednesday, 04 May 2022 at 14:15.
SAPS spokesperson Athlenda Mathe says the warrant officer was going to pick up his daughter from school when he noticed a hijacking in progress. The member immediately placed himself on duty and responded to the incident.
Upon noticing that the member was armed, the suspects opened fire. The member returned fire but sadly succumbed to his injuiries on scene.
Athlenda says two vehicles including a vehicle that was hijacked outside the school in Umbilo and another that was hijacked in Hammersdale by the pair have been found abandoned. This after the pair crashed both vehicle’s as they were evading arrest.
The National Commissioner of the SAPS, General Fannie Masemola says police are working around the clock to apprehend those responsible for the murder of the late member.
The late Warrant Officer died a hero as he died serving and protecting the people of this country.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects can call the Crime Stop Hotline number on 08600 10111.